How Singapore SMEs should prepare for EU general data protection regulation

SINGAPORE'S small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have business dealings with clients based in the European Union (EU) will need to keep an important date in mind - May 25, 2018.

How Pacific International Lines is sailing through the storm

The shipping industry is undergoing a sea change, as it struggles with record-low growth globally and many once-powerful firms struggle to survive. But homegrown shipping company PIL said it...

Exploring new frontiers: risks and opportunities in Asean

Asean offers enormous commercial opportunities but also poses a range of political risks for business and investors.

Property data

A list of asking rents for office and industrial space, and sales caveats.

Newly registered companies

A listing of companies with issued capital between S$200,000 and S$5 million.

Monetising Myanmar's potential

The recent opening up of the country presents an opportunity for technology leap-frogging, even as the burgeoning IT sector is increasingly looking for investments and expertise from foreign...

How Banyan Tree became the first Asian brand to enter the Cuban market in a big way

Since opening its first property in the 1990s, the Singapore-based Banyan Tree has grown into one of the world's leading luxury hotel brands. But for all its experience and expertise, the company...

OPINION: Harnessing collective genius for innovation

WE live in exciting times. The rapid pace of technological evolution has led the world into the age of digital transformation. With the increasing inter-dependence of different disciplines and the...

How Wong Fong Engineering broke into the China market

From the humble workshop that it was in 1969, Wong Fong Engineering Works has grown into a 200-strong global engineering company with presence in Singapore, Malaysia, and China. Wong Fong's...

Putien: Mum’s home-cooked meals, for the whole world

In 1987, seeking a different life, Mr Fong left his hometown of Putian, a small agricultural village in China nestled between sea and mountain. After a pit stop in Hong Kong, he found himself in...